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Louise Maloney


Acquisitions and Programming Manager

Louise Maloney

Louise is Acquisitions and Programming Manager for Milkshake!, Channel 5’s pre-school television programming block. In her role, she is responsible for all acquisition and programme submissions for the block.

Reporting into Louise Bucknole, VP Programming Kids, Viacom International Media Networks UK, Louise oversees all aspects of programme acquisitions and commissions, from proposal stage through to channel delivery and transmission, ensuring the creative quality of programming content.

Prior to Milkshake!, Louise worked as a Production and Development Manager at Coolabi group, working across a range of projects including ‘Scream Street’ for CBBC, the BAFTA award winning CBeebies series ‘Clangers’ and the internationally successful Nick Jr., Milkshake! and Sprout Co-Production preschool series ‘Poppy Cat’.

Louise holds a BA Honours degree in Writing, Fashion and Culture from Southampton Solent University.

Milkshake! is a children’s pre-school multiplatform brand that broadcasts every morning on Channel 5 from 6am. We are looking for animated and live-action content that incorporates inspirational storytelling, offers a window into curiosity and wonder and features strong characters. Milkshake celebrate kids and their families, our values are rooted in safety, warmth and familiarity and this is reflected within our programming, as a wholesome family brand.